Muslim holy month of Ramadan (39 images)

Muslims in Gaza and all over the world mark the first day of the holy month of Ramadan and observe Ramadan by abstaining from food and drink, smoking and sex from dawn until sunset. UPI/Ismael Mohamad
Updated: Aug. 19, 2012 at 10:16 AM
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Palestinians approach Israeli border police, on the fourth Friday of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, at the Qalandiya Checkpoint, West Bank, August 10, 2012. Palestinians gather before dawn to pass the Israeli separation barrier to travel to pray at the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. UPI/Debbie Hill
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